The Importance of Cleaning Out Your Garage Gutters in the Fall

Blue Sky Builders garage gutter cleaning water damage preventionA garage can sometimes be considered a smaller, modified version of your home. Your garage may provide additional work space for an office, or it may even include a place to sleep for overnight guests. Gutters are an often overlooked but essential part of your house. These items protect the house from the elements, which can be especially harsh in Illinois. They provide a place for rainfall or snow to go during storms. However, even when it is warm and sunny outside, wind can blow leaves, branches, and even garbage into your gutters. In the autumn months, leaves fall from surrounding trees and land in your gutters. That is why it is crucial to check the gutters on your house and garage periodically and remove any debris so they can do their job. Read more

Creating the Perfect Garage Bar

Blue Sky Builders garage bar renovationBeing able to host parties in the comfort of one’s garage is a dream that many individuals have in common. Whether they take place in winter, summer, fall, or spring, events and get-togethers can be a great way to enjoy time with friends and family. Many people also enjoy spending personal time in their own “home away from home” that is only a few steps away. The addition of a bar is a great form of garage renovation, allowing a homeowner to rearrange the layout of the garage and add other necessities. Before the remodeling begins, discussing your options with a professional builder can help you figure out the best course of action.   
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Tips for Keeping Wildlife Out of Your Garage

Blue Sky Builders garage repairs wild animalsThroughout each season of the year, animals both small and large are trying to locate food and shelter to aid in their survival. Unfortunately, garages can serve as a great living option for some of these creatures, or they may enter a family’s living space looking for food. Some of the items stored in your garage, such as vehicles, laundry machines, grills, tool benches, or workout equipment, can provide shelter or a place to hide for animals lurking in the shadows, and food that is not properly stored may also attract wildlife. Dealing with animals that have entered your garage and keeping them away from your home can prove to be quite burdensome. 
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Is It Time to Replace My Garage’s Roof?

Blue Sky Builders garage roof replacementYour home requires constant maintenance and upkeep. Throughout the years, various parts of your home and garage will need to be repaired, replaced, or upgraded. If you are particularly handy, you may be able to perform some of these fixes yourself, but there are some home repairs that require an expert. One of the most challenging areas to address is the roof above your garage and home. To ensure that repairs are performed properly, you need a roofing specialist to protect your garage from leaks and other outside elements.  Read more

Replace or Remodel: Which Option Is Right for You?

REPLACEMany people set aside time each spring to work on home improvement projects. As the snow melts and temperatures become more tolerable, millions of families embark on remodels, renovations, and all sorts of other household projects. If garage repairs are on your to-do list this spring, you may be wondering how to best go about them. Should you tear down and rebuild a new garage, or is remodeling your existing garage the best option? Based on your needs, we will help you find the perfect plan of action for your garage repairs this spring.
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